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1. The best American short stories of the century / John Updike; Katrina Kenison by Updike, John Publication: . xxiv, 835 p. ; 23 cm. Availability: Items available: 高雄美國資料專區 - 寶珠 American Shelf Kaohsiung Baozhu (1), 高雄美國資料中心 - 河堤 American Corner Kaohsiung He-ti (1), 台北美國資料中心 (北市圖) American Corner Taipei (2), 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (2), 美國創新中心 American Innovation Center (1),

2. The best short stories of O. Henry / O Henry by Henry, O Publication: New York : Modern Library, 1994 . xii, 340 p. ; 20 cm. Date: 1994 Availability: Items available: 高雄美國資料專區 - 寶珠 American Shelf Kaohsiung Baozhu (1), 高雄美國資料中心 - 河堤 American Corner Kaohsiung He-ti (1), 台北美國資料中心 (北市圖) American Corner Taipei (1), 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1), 美國創新中心 American Innovation Center (1),

3. Mouse tales by Lobel, Arnold. Publication: New York Harper & Row 1972 . [7], 58 p. col. ill. 22 cm. , The wishing well Clouds Very tall mouse and very short mouse The mouse and the winds The journey The old mouse The bath. Date: 1972 Availability: Items available: 桃園快樂村美國資料專區 American Shelf Tao Yuan Happy Village (1), 宜蘭美國資料專區 American Shelf Yilan (1), 高雄美國資料專區 - 寶珠 American Shelf Kaohsiung Baozhu (2), 中壢美國資料專區 American Shelf Chungli (1), 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (3),

4. American short story masterpieces   Publication: New York : Delacorte Press 1987 . xvi, 435 p. ; 24 cm. Date: 1987 Availability: Items available: 高雄美國資料專區 - 寶珠 American Shelf Kaohsiung Baozhu (2), 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1), Withdrawn (1),

5. Barn burning by Faulkner, William Publication: Thousand Oaks, Ca. monterey media 2004 . 40 min. ; color. , Abe Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snope escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snopes is offended by his new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do, Sarty must make a decision and act quickly. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

6. The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Twain, Mark Publication: Thousand Oaks, Ca. monterey media 2004 . 40 min. ; color. , Hadleyburg has a reputation for unshakable honesty. The smug towns-people are proud of this virtue and keep themselves honest by simply avoiding temptation. That is until The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg arrives in town. The stranger who plots a revenge on the hypocritical residents by promising a fortune to the citizens who once showed him charity many years before. One by one the stranger tempts the leading citizens to scheme for the money- until Hadleyburg's honest reputation is mud before the world. The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg is a cynical, yet humorous view of life in America's small towns. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

7. Bernice bobs her hair by Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940. Publication: Thousand Oaks, Ca. monterey media 2004 . 49 min. ; color. , It's the hot summer of 1919. Visiting her cousin Marjorie, sweet-but-dull Bernice is transformed into a smooth-talking man-trap by her vampish kin. However, the “make-over” works too well, Bernice becomes the belle of the ball, captivating every boy's interest…even Marjorie's boyfriend Warren. The now worldly Bernice has the last laugh…a clever and ironic twist. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

8. Paul's case by Cather, Willa Publication: Thousand Oaks, Ca. monterey media 2005 . 52 min. ; color. , Lost in a world of fantasy, young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. As fate would have it Paul gets his chance by stealing some money and subsequently running off to glamorous New York City. Once there, Paul experiences everything he ever dreamed of…from a luxurious hotel suite to his first taste of champagne. However, when reality finally comes crashing down around him, Paul realizes the desperate course he must now take. Date: 2005 Availability: No items available:

9. The jilting of Granny Weather by Porter, Katerine Ann Publication: Thousand Oaks, Ca. monterey media 2005 . 57 min.; color. , Granny Weatherall (Geraldine Fitzgerald) is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life. Adapted from the short story by acclaimed writer Katherine Anne Porter (Ship of Fools), The Jilting of Granny Weatherall reminds us of the plight of many women who wait for life to claim them, rather than seek life out for themselves. Date: 2005 Availability: No items available:

10. The revolt of mother by Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins. Publication: monterey media 2005 . 60 min.; color. , Father is going to build a new barn. Mother wants the new house she's been promised. A simple story, yet one that reveals so much about love and respect and the often difficult times between those who strive and work to build a life together. Set against the beautiful rustic backdrop of farming life in 1890 New England, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman's poignant story brings us two hard-working people of the land. Sometimes the most difficult thing to see may be the needs of those who are closest to you. Date: 2005 Availability: No items available:

11. Tales for the midnight hour : stories of horror / Judith Bauer Stamper by Stamper, Judith Bauer Publication: New York : Scholastic Book Services, 1977 . 18 cm. Date: 1977 Availability: Items available: 高雄美國資料專區 - 寶珠 American Shelf Kaohsiung Baozhu (1), 台北美國資料中心 (北市圖) American Corner Taipei (1), 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

12. The Oxford book of American short stories / Joyce Carol Oates by Oates, Joyce Carol Publication: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994 . xiv, 768 p. ; 22 cm. Date: 1994 Availability: Items available: AIT 美國資料中心 AIT American Center (1), 高雄美國資料專區 - 寶珠 American Shelf Kaohsiung Baozhu (1), 高雄美國資料中心 - 河堤 American Corner Kaohsiung He-ti (3), 台北美國資料中心 (北市圖) American Corner Taipei (2), 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1), 美國創新中心 American Innovation Center (1),

13. The complete short stories of Mark Twain / Mark Twain; Charles Neider by Twain, Mark Publication: New York : Bantam Books, 1981 . xxii, 679 p. ; 18 cm. Date: 1981 Availability: Items available: 高雄美國資料專區 - 寶珠 American Shelf Kaohsiung Baozhu (1), 高雄美國資料中心 - 河堤 American Corner Kaohsiung He-ti (2), 台北美國資料中心 (北市圖) American Corner Taipei (1), 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

14. Road to reading by Malkoc, Anna Maria , compiled by Publication: Washington, D.C. : United States Information Agency 1987 . 183 p. 23 cm. Date: 1987 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

15. Great American stories 2 by Draper, C. G. Publication: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Regents/Prentice Hall 1994 . 135 p. ill. 21 cm. Date: 1994 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

16. Outstanding short stories by Thornley, G. C. Publication: Harlow, Essex, England Pearson Education 1999 . vii, 103 p. 20cm. Date: 1999 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (2),

17. The Gifts and other stories by Henry, O. (Orrin) 1862-1910 Publication: Hong Kong Oxford University Press 1974 . 111 p. ill. 22 cm. , "Simplified according to the language grading scheme especially compiled by D. H. Howe." Date: 1974 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

18. American eyes   Publication: New York Fawcett Juniper 1994 . xvii, 138 p. 18 cm. , "A Fawcett Juniper book"--T.p. verso. | These stories re-create the conflicts that exist in young people trying to balance their families' heritage and traditions with the modern world. Date: 1994 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

19. The best short stories of O. Henry by Henry, O. (Orrin) 1862-1910 Publication: New York Modern Library 1994 . xii, 340 p. 20 cm. Date: 1994 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (2),

20. Athletic shorts : six short stories by Crutcher, Chris Publication: New York, N.Y. HarperTempest, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 1991 . 194 p. 18 cm. , "A Greenwillow Book" | A collection of short stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher. Date: 1991 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),